Monthly Archives: November 2014

Smith and Heath: Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK

Amanda Smith and Tom Heath of the UK Open Data Institute have published Police.uk and Data.police.uk: Developing Open Crime and Justice Data for the UK, JeDEM, 6(1), 87-96 (2014). Here is the abstract: In this paper we describe the evolution … Continue reading

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HiiL Innovating Justice Forum 2014: Results, storify, links, and resources

The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law’s Innovating Justice Forum 2014 was held 25-26 November 2014 in The Hague. The Website for the event, with links to descriptions of the competing projects, is available at: innovatingjustice.com/awards The winning law-related … Continue reading

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Englert et al.: Logical Limitations to Machine Ethics with Consequences to Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Matthias Englert, Sandra Siebert, and Martin Ziegler have posted Logical Limitations to Machine Ethics with Consequences to Lethal Autonomous Weapons. Here is the abstract: Lethal Autonomous Weapons promise to revolutionize warfare — and raise a multitude of ethical and legal … Continue reading

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Katz and Bommarito: The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction: Experts, Crowds and Algorithms

Daniel Martin Katz and Michael Bommarito of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Lab have posted slides of their presentation entitled The Three Forms of (Legal) Prediction: Experts, Crowds and Algorithms, given 19 November 2014 at Chicago Legal Innovation … Continue reading

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The Good Law Hackathon: 22 November 2014, London: Links and resources

The Good Law Hackathon is being held 22 November 2014 at the UK Ministry of Justice in London. I think John Sheridan of The National Archives is organizing the event. The event appears to be associated with the UK Government’s … Continue reading

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Land Matrix: Data and Visualizations Concerning Large Real Property Transactions

Land Matrix is a free and open database of large land transaction data, with visualization tools. Land Matrix is operated by a group of organizations including International Land Coalition and GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut … Continue reading

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